Sunday, 24 April 2011

Bridge to the Galleries

There are lots of characterful bridges along the Water of Leith. This one take you to the stairs up to the Gallery of Modern Art (which has wonderful art exhibitions and a lovely cafe, which serves delicious cakes.) I took this photo a couple of days ago, there were blue tits playing in the cherry blossom trees and several orange tip butterflies flying around. It's also apparently a really good place to see kingfishers, though I've never seen one here!


19 comments:

Titus said...

Oh, that looks (and sounds) wonderful. I really must find this walk next time we're over your way.

J Bar said...

Great bridge post.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Francisca said...

I'd sure enjoy crossing this bridge in the woods!

Michelle May (Shell) said...

It's beautiful.
xx,shell

Woody said...

I like the arch on the other side, it's very welcoming, you can actually see the lettering more easily in the reflection. I would love to walk around here.

bettyl said...

Lovely place for a peaceful walk across the bridge.

Violetsky said...

the water is so still underneath. I like the idea of taking this bridge to a cafe with delicious cakes....

The Weaver of Grass said...

I am building up such a picture of the Water of Leith that I really must plan a visit.

Genie said...

What a lovely footbridge to the gallery...such a treat to walk on it each time you visit the gallery. Lovely shot.

Sandy's witterings said...

This is quite a lovely corner of the river to sit and rest a while.

Lesley said...

this lovely - a bridge into the greenery.... and cakes.

Linnea said...

Wow! It's beautiful...a bridge leading to paradise...

Hannah Stephenson said...

Beautiful, just beautiful. I can't wait to see your video haiku...sounds great. I think they might pair nicely with the bird footage, actually...

Rabbits' Guy said...

Spring is in the picture!



I've walked many bridges
To get from here to there.

Sometimes here is better,
sometimes it is there.

But this bridge that goes to the cake
Is the one that I'ld prefer!

Glo said...

Yay, more Hornbeams that are accessible on your previous post. Next time I'm in Scotland I'll have to check out this Water of Leith...so many interesting features!

Draffin Bears said...

Looks like a beautiful place to walk and to be able to see the birds about.
Spring must be lovely there.

Happy Easter
Hugs
Carolyn

gabriellebryden said...

Terrific photo with balance and serenity - happy Easter to you and your family :)

Wild_Bill said...

There is nothing quite like a small bridge that takes you to some intriguing place of comfort and mystery! Wonderful post!

Luckaa said...

I like your bridge!